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the public schools are funded through property taxes. >> and the teacher-student ratio is worse here than in some of the countries that are doing a lot better. >> you also have to look at culture. >> of course. >> in mountains of studies in the united states that parental involvement is the number one predictor of student success. >> of course. >> there was some good news, which was that lower income kids are actually doing better. >> doing better comparatively. but not overall. >> well, they're doing better than they had been. which is good. and one question i had for you, what about the common core which has gotten a lot of attention lately? which says we need to start measuring american students and have a curriculum for american students that is comparable to what the did in shanghai. >> let me actually bring in sal caan founder of the caan academy, author of the one-room schoolhouse education being reimagined. what do you make of the core curriculum? is that something certainly the obama administration has been pushing. is that something you support? >> yeah. there's been a lot of co
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